Rafik Al Hariri Memorial, Beirut

Rafik Al Hariri Memorial, Beirut

The Memorial pays tribute to the former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafik Hariri. He was assassinated on this spot in 2005 in a car bomb attack, which also took the lives of 22 civilians. The Memorial is located near St George's Hotel and features a statue of Rafik Hariri, a sculptural piece, and a torch. Following the tragedy, the street has been renamed after the late Prime Minister.

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Sight Name: Rafik Al Hariri Memorial
Sight Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Beirut, Lebanon

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